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4-Shelf Iron Folding Bookshelf

  • 4-Shelf Iron Folding Bookcase
  • 4-Shelf Iron Folding Bookcase
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4-Shelf Iron Folding Bookshelf


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We've joined the old-world charm of wrought iron with contemporary functionality to create our Iron Folding Bookshelf. Designed to our specifications for economical, attractive storage of books, magazines, tchotchkes, plants, canisters and cookbooks, or toiletries and cosmetics, our Bookshelf is an unbeatable value. Made of cast iron with an attractive, neutral pewter finish, each Bookshelf is pre-assembled - no tools are required. Easy to transport and store, it folds flat when not in use. Fold one out to create a wealth of storage space in the den, library, dorm room, kitchen, bath, or bedroom. For outdoor use, apply a coating of a protective sealer.




  • 27-3/4" x 11-1/4" x 43-7/8" h

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4-Shelf Iron Folding Bookshelf is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 48.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Really Useful and Versatile Bookshelf The Bookshelf is well-made and can be placed almost anywhere in a home. I opted to use it next to Kitchen to place and display in dining area often-used cooking and serving items, thus releasing space in cabinets for the rest in Kitchen. Just nice, and the iron-look is more "classy" than I really expected.
Date published: 2016-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Attractive, functional and sturdy. I loved the 6-shelf version so much, I bought two of the 4-shelf versions.
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great purchase Very heavy duty, quality shelf unit. Sturdy and attractive, and very well priced for the quality.
Date published: 2016-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Shelving I have purchased 4 of the tall collapsable shelves 2 for my daughter and two for me. I have purchased 3 of the 4 shelf shelves; 1 for my daughter and the last one just yesterday for me! They fit any style, are very sturdy, and expanded my shelving space for my extensive book collection. If there were a 3 shelf version I would likely buy it as well!
Date published: 2016-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shelf Bought this for an apartment and it works great. Recently moved into a new place and this was one of the easiest items to move and set up. Very sturdy and yet easy to fold and carry.
Date published: 2016-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Make a house a home! I own 2 of the 4 shelf units, two of the 6 shelf, and the TV stand which I have my convection oven and microwave sitting on top. One 4 shelf I put on top of my glass table to make a hutch. The others I have my kitchen small appliances. These great looking units make my 300 sq.ft. abode a home.
Date published: 2016-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versitile Quick Sturdy Had to get back of deep closet organized quickly, yet make things easy to access. This did the trick in a flash. Unfolds & ready to go. Was able to do the entire chore in less than one hour. Nice piece that would look great in open room. Would be nice if this wider style was made in a deeper shelf as well, say 18".
Date published: 2016-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Study and sleek My dresser was messy and crowded so I decided to find a shelf to slip into a corner of my bedroom. This shelf is sturdy, well-constructed and looks good too. There is NO assembly required...the best part! Plus, there are feet that screw into the bottom. My floor is not quite even so I can adjust the feet so there shelf does not wobble AT ALL. Worth the money and can be used anywhere should I decide to repurpose in the future.
Date published: 2016-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Addition I have a small apartment and this is the perfect addition! I can store binders, files, and make a nice work station that will stay organized. Big enough for 3 ring binders, printer, and all of my office supplies! (trust me that is saying something) Love it and the entire Iron Folding line!
Date published: 2015-09-21
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Quality not what it used to be Until this week, I would have given this folding bookcase 5 stars. I drove to Atlanta to purchase my third one, but upon removing it from the cardboard carton at home, I realized how much this item has been changed. A very rough finish now and in a darker color. Sloppy welds and seams with sharp edges. I can't begin to tell you how disappointed I am. I love the style, which looks great in many settings. But the current quality is very mediocre. I guess I could return it, but that would require another special trip to Atlanta -- the closest Container Store.
Date published: 2015-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautifully strong and understated This is my fourth iron folding shelf, each in a different size, and I'll keep buying more whenever I find another practical use! The surface is a beautiful matte gray, a little rough to the touch but unlikely to snag. The profile is very straight and uniform, so it tucks into snug spaces easily. And the self-leveling feet are a great solution for anyone suffering from Old House Syndrome. I also love the railing a few inches up on each shelf, which keeps items from falling off and disappearing. Assembly couldn't be easier (tip: fold the top shelf down first). These pair really well with the water hyacinth bins. The medium is the perfect depth, and two smalls fit side-by-side on a shelf. The only downside of this size bookcase is the weight. The iron is slim but sturdy and a bit heavy. Out of the box, it's folded flat and has rails to grab, making it easier to handle, but it was still awkward carrying this up stairs and around tight corners. Once in place, it's still easy to move. Note to Container Store: I really miss the discontinued iron folding media cases! The narrower depth was very practical in some situations and isn't just for CDs and DVDs.
Date published: 2015-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from simple, elegant, perfect The bookcase is a gem of low tech functionality in my office. Extends desk space. Using it for everything from printer space, to storing office supplies, manuals. Has reduced my sense of clutter. And I know I can rearrange things on it easily or even store it for later use somewhere else at a later date. LOVE IT.
Date published: 2015-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth it Was looking for a bookshelf for family member, found this and am pleased how easy it was to assemble and how it looks. Have someone else wanting one. So will be back :-)
Date published: 2015-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Attractive Yet Unobtrusive We don't like bulky wood dressers. Instead we use three of these wrought iron folding bookcases for our clothing. The shelves look very nice lined up and spaced about two feet apart, along one (bedroom) wall. Our clothing is neatly folded and fits perfectly on the shelves. Looks good and it's easy to immediately find each article of clothing.
Date published: 2015-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Shelf Ever! This book shelf is the best. It is sturdy, looks great, and it holds many things for organization. The bookcase is easy to assembly, even for me, I'm NOT a "do it yourself" person. I placed order online for pick-up at a store location. The pick-up was easy. There is pick-up parking near the entrance at the location for ease and convenience. They provide free carry-out service to your vehicle which was easier for me. Overall, this product is great. It provided optimal space and organization for my room. I was so impressed by the product I bought the matching TV media center and media rack for DVD's/blu-ray.
Date published: 2014-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used for storing CD's and even audio cassettes Several of container store products for records fit the width of these shelves perfectly, as shown on the photo.
Date published: 2014-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Strong & Svelte! This bookcase holds dozens of heavy textbooks attractively. It fits into small spaces and is unbelievably easy to assemble. It also levels well, which is another plus for an uneven floor.
Date published: 2014-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect bookcase This was exactly what I expected out of a bookcase. Reasonably priced. Well made, sturdy, holds all the books I need it to hold.
Date published: 2014-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great addition to bathroom Needed storage for towels and supplies that was easy to grab and sturdy because my husband is disabled. Shelves are strong and look great. Friends all think they are very nice.
Date published: 2013-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great but! This was exactly what I was looking for! I ordered two and was able to place one in front of the other to extend it!! It was also very, very easy to assemble and very sturdy!
Date published: 2013-09-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bought this for my college-age daughter My daughter moved into a house her senior year of college and needed furniture. Since she isn't living in a dorm this year she needed a set of bookshelves to hold all her books. She studies law and political science so these are not small books. The shelves look like they are made with sturdy metal. They are a dark gray, a nice neutral color. You can set them up in about a minute. About the only thing you have to do is screw in the feet at the bottom. She loaded all her reference books for two foreign languages, law and poly sci and had two more shelves left. I think it was a good deal. Very portable since it folds flat.
Date published: 2013-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have... Best bookcase ever!! Love the color, ease to set up & sturdiness!! I bought two and want more.
Date published: 2013-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish & sturdy Bought 2 of these in early 2013 - a tall one and a 4-shelf one. Love them. Just unwrap them, recycle the packaging, and place them. Spacious, look good against wood floors, and hold plenty of decorative items and books. They don't sag and feel sturdy and well-made. I have spent hours "assembling" shelving units that cost as much, and wish I had investigated these years ago. Both boxes easily fit in my small SUV-style car.
Date published: 2013-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I will never buy assembly shelves again! These foldable shelves are just fantastic. They are so sturdy...because the unit is inherently on the heavy side I feel confident that it would take a bit of concerted effort tip it over (an important consideration when you have a kid running around). I bought the unit as an alternative to a baker's rack. I'm not the curlicue type and couldn't seem to find a rack that wasn't ornate. The other option was a commercial-style chrome shelving unit, but I needed something more "furniture-like" because it was going in a hallway and not the kitchen. When I saw this unit I knew right away it was PEFECT. It's just wide enough to be stable but not so wide that it obstructs the hallway. The finish is subtle and the shape simple so it would fit in many rooms and settings. Bonus: It perfectly shows off my collection of vintage Pyrex and Corningware. :-)
Date published: 2013-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super bookcase Great looking, sturdy and no work needed to assemble. Looks even better than image.
Date published: 2013-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What an awesome find! This is a great bookcase! Super easy to put together (no tools needed) and looks great! I have mine in my kitchen to hold cookbooks, pottery, etc. and it looks great with stainless steel appliances. I looked for a long time for a bookcase like this ~ received one from another company that was a disaster and quickly returned. I am SO happy with this one.
Date published: 2012-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT BOOKCASE!! Looks great and a breeze to set up. Love it. Very sturdy and would recommend to anyone.
Date published: 2012-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome I love my bookcases. I bought two of them. It's so easy to set up. Open the box and it just about unfolds by itself. It is heavy so some people may have a problem with that. I'm 73 yrs old and I carried mine upstairs so it isn't that heavy. Love it and would highly recommend it.
Date published: 2012-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my bookcase This bookcase set up like a charm, I did have to have help carrying it in from the car and getting it out of the box. I set it up in my bedroom and WOW it holds a lot. It is very sturdy and looks good with my wood furniture.
Date published: 2012-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic looks, very sturdy I was organizing my mother-in-law's extensive seashell collection at her assisted living apartment. I put the shells in the clear shoeboxes and arranged them on this shelf. The shelf is easy to set up, though it is heavy and is most easily set up with two people instead of one. It is very sturdy, which is great if you have it in a room with seniors who are not steady on their feet. It fit in with the old-fashioned furniture just fine; the style is very versatile. The programs director of the assisted living place saw it and liked it so much that he asked where I got it and said he wanted to order two just like it for his office! I told him to hurry up because it was on sale at the time I ordered.
Date published: 2012-06-24
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Community Q&A

is it possible to remove a shelf from Iron folding bookshelf?

Asked by: Print
No, these shelves are not removable.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2016-08-27

Will this bookcase rust if used outside?

I am looking for towel storage out by our pool. The rack will be under the patio covering, but we do get water on the floor of the patio and need something that won't rust.
Asked by: Reneeahall
For outdoor use, we recommend applying a coating of a protective sealer like Rustoleum®.
Answered by: mbdefreitas
Date published: 2018-04-01

How does this fold?

Asked by: TODM
The four shelves fold upward, and then the two sides fold in toward the middle.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2018-04-01

What is the weight of this product?

I am comparing this to the other folding iron shelves. They are portable but one is too heavy for me to get in and out of my car by myself.
Asked by: AVLS1971
This item, the Four Shelf Metal Folding Bookcase, weighs 27 pounds. The box measures 29 inches wide by 46 inches tall by 3" thick.
Answered by: mmbriscoe
Date published: 2018-03-24
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